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Batman & Superman Fight NY Cops For Real

Or maybe this was just another DC promotion gone wrong?


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Superman and Batman...Public Enemies?  The DVD may not be coming out until September 29, 2009 but it looks like the World's Finest were busy taking on New York's finest the other day.

As reported by the New York Post, in New York Times Square, tourists and office workers got to see a real superhero brawl.  Being dressed as a superhero doesn't give you a license to do as you please.  Perhaps this is a Superhero Registration Act in the making.

A man, Maksim Katsnelson, 23, from the Bronx, was arrested for assault and resisting arrest.  He's even accused of punching a female officer in the face.  That's not behavior typical of the Man of Steel.  Apparently Katsnelson was panhandling and the officers asked him for ID.  Of course superheroes don't normally carry any identification (except maybe their JLA membership card).  When he replied he didn't have ID, the officers continued to question him.  Witnesses claim this is when he punched the officer in the face.  This was also backed up by "Batman" himself.

Would Superman go quietly?  No.  According to witness Ryan McCormick:

The Man of Steel didn't go down with just two officers, it took seven officers!  He was putting up a good fight. Little kids were like, 'Mommy, it's Superman!'


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Batman (Frank Frisoli) was soon released since he didn't cause any problems.

The reason the officers asked for ID in the first place is because you are required to have a license to perform in costume in public.  I guess New York isn't as accomodating to superheroes as it is in the comics.

And because Batman always manages to attract the female characters, he was later seen walking off with a female costumed character, the Statue of Liberty.

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.Mistress Redhead.

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its always superman that causes all the issues...

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O_o

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So the comics are true we really are Earth-Prime.

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LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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It's kinda a bummer that Batman didn't have Superman's back.  He even told officers that Supes punched the lady officer in the face.

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Must have been the faulty kryptonite come back to haunt him :P
Bats always knows how to get out of traps XD
Poor kids, will they ever look at Superman the same?

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Well Batman was the smart one again.  They let him go.  Now he's laughing at Superman saying how stooooooopid he is.   Stuperman

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Again...only in America lol

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Wow! I want to see video of this

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Must have been under the influence of Black Kryptonite

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I actually ran into these guys in Times Square and the cops showed up asking ME if I had tax identification. I pointed to my photographer and I said, I'm not with them, I'm with him. Guess these stoners finally got arrested. Good.

@G-Man said:

" The reason the officers asked for ID in the first place is because you are required to have a license to perform in costume in public. 

I don't think it is needing a license to dress as a Superhero, (I didn't get into trouble for my photoshoot)  it's needing a tax id to dress up and ask people to pay you to pose in photographs.
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WOA lol

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@Babs said:
"I actually ran into these guys in Times Square and the cops showed up asking ME if I had tax identification. I pointed to my photographer and I said, I'm not with them, I'm with him. Guess these stoners finally got arrested. Good.

@G-Man said:
" The reason the officers asked for ID in the first place is because you are required to have a license to perform in costume in public. 
I don't think it is needing a license to dress as a Superhero, (I didn't get into trouble for my photoshoot)  it's needing a tax id to dress up and ask people to pay you to pose in photographs. "

Yea I saw these guys as well walking through Times Sq. Also saw Lady Liberty that's mentioned in this article,but I saw her at night with Harley Quinn. Got a good picture of them.
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At least they didn't rob a store like Spider-Man O_O


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@MTS said:
" Again...only in America lol "
N'ah... Spider-Man & Batman used to cause trouble in the UK when campaigning with 
Fathers For Justice.

But they didn't punch anyone.
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@G-Man said:
"It's kinda a bummer that Batman didn't have Superman's back.  He even told officers that Supes punched the lady officer in the face. "

I do hope you are joking, G-Man.   "Batman" did the RIGHT thing.    That female officer in the picture looks hot.  Just sayin'. 

@Babs:  I would have loved to see your reaction when the officer asked you for your ID--you should have used your Golden Lasso on them, Babs!!
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@xerox-kitty said:
" @MTS said:
" Again...only in America lol "
N'ah... Spider-Man & Batman used to cause trouble in the UK when campaigning with 
Fathers For Justice.

But they didn't punch anyone.
"
And in Japan that one fireman dressed up as Spidey when he saved some little boy.
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LOL Wow seven officers to take down Sups XD

Batman was like "I don't know him" Shifty eyes :P

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I've never seen anyone handcuffed to a lawnchair before.

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...he-he...he-he-ha-ha...he-he-HA-ha...HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA-HE-HE-HE-HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

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First drunk driving now this they need to do some thing about this "Superman" character, maybe we should take Lex Luthor up on his standing offer

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Wicked, oh my sister is gonna love hearing this.

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Who says Superman's a boyscout?

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LOL!
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Finally, Batman does the good thing and distances himself from Superman. I have been waiting for this day for a long time.

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If Batman had time to prepare he could take all 7 cops.

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Tht is freaking glorious, i hope someone taped it an youtubes it

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That female cop looks pissed.XD 
But she kind of looks familiar....

hmm...
hmm...


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Haha thats awesome

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7 cops, impressive...

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The Lady Cop looks hot. 

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@Media_Master said:
" 7 cops, impressive... "
It's the Man Of Steel.
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LOL Life is stranger than fiction. Kiss concrete blue boy!

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Darn punks giving Super-Heroes a bad name

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poor superman
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@Red L.A.M.P. said:
" The Lady Cop looks hot.  "
THANK YOU! Glad someone finally mentioned it. 

The chicks bangin.  
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hahahahahahahahahah XD

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I'm still laughing at the part where the female cop gets punched in the face...hahaha...in the freaking face!

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obviously these guys havnt read kick-ass u dress up as a hero in real life u get your ass kicked.

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ROFL.  Loved how Batman didn't do anything and let Superman take all the blame.

Seriously though, Supes punching the female officer was completely stupid. 

Less seriously.  7 cops to take down Supes?  Must have been the victim of another Crisis or some serious kryptonite in the cuffs:)

Much less seriously. I can picture Babs being asked for ID, LOL!

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@johnny spam said:
" So the comics are true we really are Earth-Prime. "
LMAO!!
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What were they thinking taking down the cops. If it took 7 cops to take down supes, then you will need the whole NYC police to take both in. Should have brought some Cop repellent! LOL 

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you super heroes think your above the law, but your not above mine, lol